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Our Network - Colleagues

Here is a selection of some of our favorite independent and like minded colleagues with whom we've collaborated on a variety of projects:

Nancy Cannon-O'Connell, Executive Coaching & Consulting
We believe people are the heart of the matter. We partner with executives and teams to accelerate personal growth and leadership directly impact company results. 
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Dave Moen, MD
Dave helps teams take a deep dive into market-specific data and proven care delivery solutions to create new care models designed to meet the needs of underserved and over-served populations. Current clients include physician networks, health systems, health plans, and venture capital funds. 
Contact Dave at

Mary Jo Lewis, MD, PhD
I love integrating ways of seeing ourselves, our work, and our world as I help individuals, teams, and organizations become their best selves. I use various models, methods and tools, from ego development, integral theory, and spirituality to servant-leadership, adaptive leadership, and the principles and practices of the Center for Courage and Renewal in my work coaching individuals and facilitating the work of teams. 
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Baird Brightman, PhD
Baird Brightman, PhD helps people succeed in their career and business by strategically managing the human side of work. Educated as a behavioral scientist, Dr. Brightman has worked as a researcher, health professional, leader and consultant. He has been a lecturer at the Harvard Medical School and an instructor and adviser at Harvard's office of executive education. Baird is a principal of WorkLife Strategies in Ventura, CA. He consults with private and business clients on career management, talent leadership, team optimization and talent assessment. 
Contact Baird at

Marcia Hyatt
Marcia Hyatt has worked in leadership development for over 30 years. A master trainer in Barry Oshry's systems thinking and a certified coach by the Deep Coaching Institute, Marcia is co-founder of the Center for Emerging Leadership, which has hosted a Women in Leadership series since 1997.
Contact Marcia at

Gayle Williams
Gayle's approach to coaching and facilitation is eclectic, drawing on Integral Coaching training, adaptive leadership principles, discernment practices, adult and organizational developoment knowledge, and her extensive experience in nonprofits, social justice and philanthropy, including 20 years as the Executive Director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation in North Carolina and chairing the board of the Center for Courage and Renewal. Transition is the theme in most of her coaching, which focuses on supporting new foundation and nonprofit CEOs to succeed and encouraging mid-career and younger staff to discern and move into their next calling. 
Contact Gayle at

Maureen Bailey, MA
Maureen's primary work focus is coaching leaders and emerging leaders to achieve a more balanced, mature, fulfilling and effective leadership style. 
"By working in partnership with my clients, asking skillful questions, listening deeply and being fully present with who they are and what they say, I provide to my clients a fresh perspective to the topic at hand in an insightful, practical, enthusiastic and enjoyable manner."
Contact Maureen at

DTA Associates

DTA is a patient-centered improvement consultancy serving hospitals, clinics, and hospital systems. We have core competencies in process and technology improvement aimed at improving the patient experience and empowering physicians and other clinical staff to resolve quality shortfalls. 
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Alex Clark
Alex partners with the teams, organizations and coalitions that are quite literally transforming health care. His work includes process improvement, cross-sector collaboration, and continuum redesign. Additionally, he an educator on the topic of heath care reform and is the founder of a Millennial think-tank that brings together young leaders from a vast array of health professions. 
Contact Alex at

Bridget Duffy, MD, CMO Vocera Health, co-founder Experience Innovations Network
Bridget Duffy, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of Vocera and the co-founder of ExperiaHealth and the Experience Innovation Network, which were established to help organizations rapidly design and deploy innovations that restore the human connection in healthcare. A frequent speaker on the subject of why patient and staff experience matters, Dr. Duffy remains unrelenting in her mission to disrupt the status quo and restore humanity to healthcare. 
Contact Dr. Duffy at Experience Innovation Network 

Barbara Hummel

Barbara Hummel coaches leaders from a wide range of organizations to help them be more authentic, effective, and joyful.   The consistent thread to her professional background is in seeing possibilities:  growing organizations from ideas, adapting approaches to meet needs, bringing in new perspectives.   She has had a consulting practice since 1997, and has been a facilitator with the Center for Courage and Renewal since 2002.  She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, and travels frequently to Minneapolis for client work and to visit her adult daughter and family. Contact Barbara at

Martha Lee

Martha Lee has worked for over 20 years in the nonprofit and philanthropic communities in the Upper Midwest, and she understands that genuine curiosity and careful listening are required to achieve results.  Most recently, she managed the Bush Fellowship Program at the Bush Foundation, a regional foundation working in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 sovereign nations that share geography with the states.  Martha spent the majority of her time at the Foundation advising individuals and organization on how to increase their effectiveness and grow into their potential.  Martha also has extensive experience as a writer, facilitator, program developer and in evaluation design. Contact Martha at

Sue Wheeler, Wheeler Consulting Group

As an executive coach, I partner with individuals and teams to get to the heart of what matters to them, optimizing potential and performance by exploring that core. With over 30 years of leadership experience in both corporate and nonprofit sectors, I saw the value of coaching before knowing it had a name! I added rigor to my skills by earning my professional coaching certification at the Hudson Institute in Santa Barbara. Specializing in nonprofit leadership development, I help boards and executive directors form constructive partnerships that continuously benefit those they serve. My background also qualifies me to accompany individuals and for-profit leaders who want to discover new possibilities, make new choices, and be their best selves.
Contact Sue at

Scott Schwefel, Discover Yourself
Scott Schwefel brings 25 years of entrepreneurial experience to his current position as founder and CEO of Discover Yourself, teaching and coaching CEOs and Senior Executives in Sales, Leadership and Team Performance. Scott also serves as a faculty member for Insights Global, and teaches Insights Discovery Accreditations, as well as delivers Insights leadership, team and sales programs. He blends his entrepreneurial spirit, his presentation skills and his desire to help others live to their full potential in every program he delivers. Contact Scott at and

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